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Wrights by the Sea Motel

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Best location on the Kapiti Coast just 200 meters from the beach, golf club, cafes, restaurants and bars Great interisland stop over north and south bound 35 minutes to the ferry terminal Free Unlimited WiFi 50+ Sky digital Freshly renovated warm units with air conditioning in some units Awesome down to earth hosts Kapiti Island Tours by arrangement Conference Facility available
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Self-Serve Laundry
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
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Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Accessible rooms
Refrigerator in room
Family Rooms
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Full view
387 - 389 Kapiti Road, Paraparaumu 5032 New Zealand
Getting there
Kapiti Coast Airport1 km
Wellington Intl Airport50 km
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Perhaps the thinnest walls in any Motel in NZ. Listen to tv from both next door and above in your historic room last renovated 20 years ago when they put the new beds in. Service to be fair was excellent but the rooms were terrible hence 1 star (would have been zero)
Ours had als
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Late flight after hours check in manager was very understanding spacious room comfy beds very clean sadly it was 1 nite only but would have been happy to stay longer would definetly recommend this motel
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Response from FranknZoe, Owner at Wrights by the Sea Motel
Responded 31 May 2018
Dear Mary, Thank you for your review and we would love to have you stay with us for longer! We really appreciate your feedback and recommendations, looking forward to hosting you again :)
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This motel is very convenient as just a short stroll to the beach and cafes. We found it reasonably quiet but basic. They have made an effort to modernize the main lounge and sleeping area but the bathroom was terrible. Old toilet with the seat falling off and an old shower with
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We came through quite late and the motel had organised to leave the room unlocked for us- which was brilliant. When we got in the curtains were drawn and the place was well set up for tired travellers. The price is really good for what is a pretty large floor plan including outdo
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Response from FranknZoe, Owner at Wrights by the Sea Motel
Responded 28 Mar 2018
Dear Zara, Thanks you for the lovely review and we really appreciate you highlighting the aspects you have enjoyed. We a glad the late check in arrangement suited you need and we certainly look forward to hosting you again in the near future, hopefully in a beautiful weather! :)
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Just stayed for a night. Had the room above the entrance. Was quiet, tidy and clean.
Good value for money. The location was very handy for an event we attended at the local boat club.
Local eateries do all close early so watch out if you arrive after 8.
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Response from FranknZoe, Owner at Wrights by the Sea Motel
Responded 26 Mar 2018
Dear Simono, Thank you for staying with us and reviewing the stay! We are pleased to know you have enjoyed the stay and the location of the motel being handy for your functions. Look forward to hosting you again in the near future :)
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One Bedroom Apartment
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Spacious Tui Room
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How old do you have to be to stay in this Motel without a parent?
Thank you for your enquiry. The guest will have to be 18 y/o or more to book and stay independently. Kind regards, Frank
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"Our room was on a second level so anyone with mobility problems should request a ground floor room."
"Check that the shower runs for more than 2 minutes before going cold."
"Ask for an upstairs room if you like lots of sun"
"Top floor corner unit has air con, downstairs units cool with private small patio."
"rooms on thetop floor may be better"
US$86 - US$108 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
New ZealandNorth IslandGreater WellingtonKapiti CoastParaparaumu
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